Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic immuno-inflammatory systemic disease, affecting 1-2% population worldwide. The disease is very common among women rather men. Mostly the victims of this disease belong to the age group 45 onwards, while juvenile cases are also reported. The exact pathogenesis of the disease is still a question. Reactive oxygen species have been implicated as mediators of tissue da...
MEDICINAL EFFECT OF KAMEELA AND AMRAZE JILDIYA (SKIN DISEASES) DESCRIBED IN UNANI SYSTEM OF MEDICINE AND CURRENT RESEARCH-AN OVERVIEW
Kameela or Kamala is a well known Unani drug which is being used as medicament from centuries for the treatment of Amraze Jildiya (skin disease) by Unani Physicians and also mentioned their medicinal efficacy in Unani classical text. It is widely scattered perennial shrub or small tree in tropical and subtropical region regions with an altitude below the 1,000 m and is a description to have a br...
Infinite varieties of plants- both medicinal and aromatic are seen on the Indian continent. Siddha system of medicine is effectively making use of them. Sage Yugi have classified skin diseases into 18 kuttas. Pundareega kuttam is one among them. It can be correlated to dermatophytosis in modern science. Siddhars, scientists of a sort have found a remedy to the newly emerging mysterious diseases du...
Nature has been providing many essential sources which are being utilized in every form of our lives. There are many novel techniques which are being developed from natural resources most important plants. By this review, we tried to prove the efficiency of Carnivorous plants like Dionaea muscipula, Drosera indica in preventing varied types of cancers. We also tried to include various metabolites ...
To evaluate the possible antifertility effect of 50% ethanolic extract of C. bonducella seeds in male rats. Adult, healthy, male Wistar rats were randomly selected and divided into three groups each having 7 rats. Group, I rats were treated with vehicle only and served as control. While group II and Group III rats were orally treated with C. bonducella extract at 200 mg and 400 mg/kg body weight/d...
As a source of remedies, medicinal plants are widely used as alternative medicines for the treatment or prevention of many diseases. Ficus hispida is traditionally used for treating diarrhoea, wounds, pain, inflammation, diabetes, fever, and neurological disorders. To evaluate the qualitative phytochemical constituents and antidiarrhoeal activity of methanolic extract of Ficus hispida leaves the p...
The genus Trichosanthes L. of the family Cucurbitaceae is an annual or perennial herb distributed in tropical Asia and Australia. Pointed gourd (Trichosanthes dioica Roxb.) is known by a common name of parwal and is cultivated mainly as a vegetable. The herb has been used for overcoming problems like constipation, fever, skin infection, wounds, etc. According to Ayurveda, leaves of the plant are ...
ACUTE AND SUB-ACUTE TOXICITY STUDY OF COMPOUND SIDDHA DRUG LAGU SEENA CHOORANAM FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF SCABIES
Herbals are playing a major role in Siddha system of medicine. Herbals contain plant materials as their pharmacologically active components. The aim of the study is to evaluate the acute and sub-acute toxicity of the Siddha herbal preparation Lagu Seena Chooranam (LSC) for the treatment of Scabies in the pediatric age group. For acute studies, different doses of LSC were administered orally to rat...
The optimization of aqueous and non-aqueous solubility of a drug or a drug-like molecule can be examined via the Aspen Plus simulation platform. Paracetamol (solute) will be taken as a case study. The following solvents were used in our dry (virtual) lab experiment: water, paracetamol (PARACTML), used as a solid solute, Di-Ethylene-Glycol (DEG), 1,2-Propanediol (PROPGLYC), and Poly-Ethylene-Glycol...
FOLK MEDICINAL PLANTS USED BY THE SANTAL TRIBAL PRACTITIONERS AGAINST DIARRHEA AND DYSENTERY IN TANORE UPAZILA OF RAJSHAHI DISTRICT, BANGLADESH
This paper presented the traditional uses of 20 plant species belonging to 14 families that are used by the Santal tribal practitioners in Tanore Upazila of Rajshahi district, Bangladesh for the treatment of diarrhoea and dysentery diseases. During the study, interviews were conducted with the help of a semi-structured questionnaire and the guided field walks method. The medicinal plants tradition...